Too Much Traffic: Is Congestion Pricing the Answer?
From Baruch DML on August 14th, 2012
The School of Public Affairs presents the Peter F. Vallone, Sr. Seminars in Government 2007-2008 Lectures Series. This program provides a forum for leading policymakers, scholars, and influential personalities in city government to debate hot issues on politics and government. This seminar focuses on the issue of congestion in New York City and the New York congestion pricing - one component of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's plan to improve the city's future environmental sustainability. Panelists include Marc V. Shaw, Executive VP, Extell Development Co., Chair, Mayor's Congestion-Mitigation Commission; Lewis A. Fidler, New York City Council, Brooklyn; Dr. Joseph Berechman, Economist, Professor, City College of New York; and Gene Russianoff, Attorney, Straphangers Campaign, New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG). David Birdsell, Dean, School of Public Affairs, makes the opening remarks. The event is moderated by Peter F. Vallone, Sr., Former Speaker, New York City Council. The event takes place on February 25, 2008.